This suspected terrorist, pictured at right, was
living in Baghdad and received
medical treatment there.
Powell says that the US asked
for his extradition through a
friendly government, but Iraqi
officials claimed that they
could not find him.
Al-Zarqawi has connections through Europe and the Middle East:
been arrested in
Spain, and Italy.
Russia in Afghan
terrorist camp in
offered safe haven
to Al Qaeda's and
operatives in the
Two suspected Al
arrested crossing the
border from Iraq,
were linked by the US
of a US official.
Iraqi connections to Al Qaeda
Iraqi agents allegedly assisted al-Zarqawi in Afghan
training camps. Powell says, "Saddam became
more interested as he saw Al Qaeda's appalling
attacks. A detained Al Qaeda member tells us that
Saddam was more willing to assist Al Qaeda after
the 1998 bombings of our embassies in Kenya and
Tanzania. Saddam was also impressed by Al
Qaeda’s attacks on the USS Cole in Yemen in